Important Information About the New HuskyCareerLink!

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We are extremely excited to announce the new HuskyCareerLink powered by Handshake! The UConn Center for Career Development has collaborated with Handshake – a modern career development platform – to power HuskyCareerLink, replacing our current vendor, Purple Briefcase. Access to the …

By Lee Hameroff
Lee Hameroff Associate Director, Operations Lee Hameroff
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Just one page? Most likely, yes!

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Odds are, no matter where you see yourself this summer or post-graduation, you are going to need a résumé. Simply put, a résumé is the best tool employers, mentors, and hiring managers have to gain more knowledge of your experience …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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3 Ways Your Cover Letter Lost You the Job

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It wasn’t tailored.
Just like your résumé, your cover letter should be tailored to the particular position you are applying for! It should not contain general statements regarding our desire to work there, or how impressed you are by the …

By Corinne Golash
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Career Lessons from the Dark Knight Trilogy

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Imagine coming across Batman’s resume; yes The Batman, the one who “Maintained the welfare of Gotham City by operating as the region’s number one crime fighter while holding a full-time chair position at Wayne Enterprises.” Now, your bullet statements probably …

By Amelinda Rossitto
Amelinda Rossitto Associate Director, Programming & Internal Relations Amelinda Rossitto
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Professionalism 101

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You’ve probably heard the word “professionalism” thrown out in many different contexts, but what does acting professional actually entail? Professionalism spans far beyond dressing well or having an impressive resume. Rather, the way you act in your academic, extracurricular, and professional …

By Arianna Dines
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Top 3 Cover Letter Mistakes and How to Fix Them

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One of the keys to landing an awesome job is starting off on the right foot with the recruiter. Writing a strong resume and filling out your WayUp profile are the best ways to get started, but if you want …

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Your semester to-do list starts now!

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“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” – …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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3 Ways to Stand Out (For the Right Reasons) During the Job Application Process

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It can be disheartening to fill out multiple application forms or send out hundreds of CVs – only to be met with silence… The job hunt is so competitive that most recruiters will not get back in touch or even respond …

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The Real Reasons You Didn’t Get a Call Back

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Applying to a job (or internship or co-op) can feel like sending your application into a black hole, to hear back months later, if at all. What’s worse is not hearing back after an interview that you thought went well. …

By Kelsey Keefe
Kelsey Keefe Career Consultant Kelsey Keefe
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Ask About It: Do I really need to update my resume

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